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24 May 2019

Bangladesh: Clean Clothes Campaign questions employer influence in new Accord agreement

Author: Clean Clothes Campaign

"Questions raised after agreement reached on Bangladesh Accord", 21 May 2019...

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24 May 2019

Bangladesh: Unions share concerns over safety of workers under new Accord agreement

Author: Ruma Paul & Serajul Quadir, Thomson Reuters

"Bangladesh garment unions say new factory oversight deal risks worker safety", 21 May 2019...

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24 May 2019

Germany: Civil society calls on major law reform on corporate accountability

Author: European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) & Medico International

"Appeals court refuses legal aid in KiK case - Factory fire lawsuit shows: Germany needs major law reform on corporate liability", 22 May 2019...

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23 May 2019

Cambodia: A factory fires two unionists of CCAWDU accusing them of clashing with other union members within the factory

Author: Davin Sen, Khmer Times

"Two unionists sacked, accused of clashing with in-house union", 23 May 2019...

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20 May 2019

Bangladesh: Accord to continue operations for 281 working days as transition agreement is reached

On 19 May 2019, after months of delays and uncertainty, the Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building finally struck a deal with the Bangladesh Garment Employers Association (BGMEA) concerning the future of its operations in the country. A memorandum of...

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20 May 2019
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Author: Fabien Grasser, Le Quotidien (Luxembourg)

"[Interview] Dominique Potier: «Une mondialisation respectueuse est possible»", 18 mai 2019...

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17 May 2019

Ethiopia: Major apparel brands accused of 'race to the bottom' after investigation reveals wages as low as $0.12 per hour & 'numerous' labour abuses in garment factories; Incl. co. responses

An investigation by Workers Rights Consortium into Ethiopia's growing textile and apparel export sector has found the lowest wages it has ever documented in any garment exporting country - as little as $0.12 an hour - and numerous labour rights abuses...

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15 May 2019
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Author: Mode in Textile

« La Fair Labor Association et l’ASN Bank annoncent un projet de suivi des données salariales pour les travailleurs de l’habillement », 14 mai 2019  La Fair Labor Association et l’ASN Bank ont annoncé un projet visant à faire progresser la collecte e...

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13 May 2019

Japan: Fast Retailing discloses all major garment factories for 1st time, increasing supply chain transparency

Author: Yoshihiro Hara, Nikkei Asian Review

"Uniqlo discloses all garment factories for first time", 11 May 2019...

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Company response
13 May 2019

Walmart's response

Author: Walmart

Thank you for your inquiry and a chance to comment on the report published by Worker Rights Consortium. We are reviewing the allegations and will engage our suppliers as needed. We encourage NGOs and researchers to reach out to us directly prior to...

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